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New and young parents

New parents

Australian Breastfeeding Association
Information and support for breastfeeding
Phone Helpline 1800 686 268 (mum 2 mum), 24 hours

Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia (PANDA)
Phone Helpline 1300 726 306, Monday to Friday, 9.00 am to 7.30 pm
Information, support and counselling to new parents, family and friends. You don’t need a diagnosis to use this service.

What were we thinking
Information about common experiences for mothers and fathers in the early months of parenthood and some effective ways of thinking about and managing them.

Supports the emotional health of new mums at every step.

ForWhen Helpline SA
Phone 1300 242 322, Monday to Friday, 9.00 am to 4.30 pm
Connecting new and expecting parents struggling with their mental health to services that are right for them from conception to 12 months after birth.

Young parents

Metropolitan Youth Health (MY Health) young parent programs
Providing individual and group support before, during and after pregnancy and while you’re parenting. MY Health also has nurses, midwives, doctors and counsellors.

Talking Realities
A program for young parents at Angle Vale
Phone 8243 5637

Family support program, Anglicare SA
Phone 8131 3400

Centacare - young family support program
Parenting support and accommodation at a number of locations, including on-site learning programs where residents can complete their high school education.
Phone 8359 1022

Young Pregnant and Parenting Network
Supporting pregnant and parenting young people to make the right choices for themselves and their children.

Parent Easy Guides

Being a Dad

Being a Mum

Being a parent

New parents

Now you are a parent (Aboriginal Parent Easy Guide)

Young parents

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02 Mar 2021
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